[PATCH v2] ARM: net: JIT compiler for packet filters
mgherzan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 12:14:01 EST 2011
On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 03:52:52PM +0000, Dave Martin wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 04:33:38PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-K?nig wrote:
> > Hello,
> > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 03:24:18PM +0000, Dave Martin wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 04:19:58PM +0100, Uwe Kleine-K?nig wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 12:50:21PM +0000, Dave Martin wrote:
> > > > > On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 09:40:30AM +0100, Mircea Gherzan wrote:
> > > > > > Based of Matt Evans's PPC64 implementation.
> > > > > Note that it's fine to have the JIT generating ARM code, even if the rest
> > > > > if the kernel is Thumb-2. This would only start to cause problems if we
> > > > > want to do things like set kprobes in the JITted code, or unwind out of
> > > > > the JITted code.
> > > > or use a CPU that doesn't speak ARM (e.g. v7M)
> > >
> > > Indeed... I was assuming though that that would be out of scope for the
> > > first iteration of this code.
> > Right, depending on !THUMB2 is fine. Only generating ARM code with
> > THUMB2=y is not.
> The kernel doesn't support v7-M upstream though. CONFIG_THUMB2_KERNEL=y
> doesn't mean that there is no ARM code present -- there _is_ ARM code in
> the kernel image even with this option (though not very much).
What about relying at runtime on bits[3:0] of ID_PFR0? And this only for
Are there any other ARM cores of interest that do _not_ support the ARM
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